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Mckenna Grace’s Journey From Modeling To Hollywood: 8 Facts About The Gifted Actress

Embarking on her acting career at just six years old, Mckenna Grace rose in prominence with roles in series like ‘Crash & Bernstein’ and ‘The Young and the Restless.’ Her early start in the industry also led her to play younger versions of main characters in films and TV shows.

Mckenna Grace had an inspiring journey from a small-town girl to a recognized name in the entertainment scene. Here are eight facts about this young actress:

8. Grace Started Acting At Six Years Old

Mckenna Grace entered the acting scene at the age of six. Her early start in the industry began with her portrayal of Jasmine Bernstein in Disney XD’s ‘Crash & Bernstein‘ and Faith Newman in ‘The Young and the Restless.‘ Moreover, her breakthrough role was in 2017’s ‘Gifted’ as a child prodigy.

7. She Played The Young Versions Of Several Protagonists

Grace is also known for portraying younger versions of various main characters. This includes roles in ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ as Kiernan Shipka, ‘I, Tonya’ as Margot Robbie, and ‘Captain Marvel,’ where she portrayed the younger Brie Larson.

6. Mckenna Did Some Modeling Before Acting

Before her acting career, Grace did some modeling, appeared in commercials, and took drama lessons in her hometown. Following this phase of her life, her family sent her audition tapes to Hollywood. According to her grandmother, Grace was an outgoing girl who always sang and danced around.

5. She Starred In Horror Movies

Grace stated she loves horror movies, and she even had roles in ‘The Bad Seed,‘ ‘Annabelle Comes Home‘ and ‘The Haunting of Hill House.‘ Besides, the young actress is recognized as a scream queen after those roles.

4. She Likes To Make Music

Beyond acting, Grace likes making her own music. She started playing the piano and songwriting at a young age, now sharing her musical efforts on TikTok. Her single ‘Haunted House’ was released in 2021, and she has two EPs named ‘Bittersweet 16’ and ‘Autumn Leaves.’ Saying she’s been inspired by Willow, Cavetown, Ashe, Phoebe Bridgers, and Conan Gray, Grace revealed she’s written around 24 songs.

3. Her Family is Protective Of Grace

Grace’s career in Hollywood is closely supported by her family, especially her mother, who never allows her to go to the set without supervision. They also keep track of Grace’s social media accounts to keep her secure and safe.

2. Her Favorite Season Is Halloween

Grace’s passion for the horror genre already hints that her favorite season is Halloween. She likes planning costumes in advance and collecting Halloween-themed items, such as faux animal skeletons. Grace also likes to go trick-or-treating, although her friends told her she was too old for that. Moreover, she stores miniature pumpkins named Roger in the freezer — the actress admitted she has seven of them so far!

1. Grace Wants To Produce Her Own Movies

For her future, Grace wants to expand her horizons beyond acting. She expressed an interest in producing and potentially directing her own movie projects. In fact, she plans to adapt a book named ‘Rabbit Cake’ into a film.

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